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  1. set of 13 seats from a toyota hi ace commuter

    Only had 6 weeks use and in as new condition, installed 9 larger seats which allowed more leg room which cost 75000 baht
    bargain at 15000 baht or best offer, inspect or pickup from Rawai Phuket
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    I think its up to individuals choice currently...

    I think its up to individuals choice currently not much you do not get in most late model vehicles , i like the looks of the Pajero but because of the parts supply and reliability of Toyota's i am...
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    From your posts you would enjoy watching 4WD 24 7...

    From your posts you would enjoy watching 4WD 24 7 on U tube i did watch it all the time when they were doing things like opening new tracks in the Kimberly region of NW Australia, now its all mud...
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    The more computer and electronically controlled...

    The more computer and electronically controlled items on a car the more things to go wrong with it which ends up expensive to fix once its out of warranty
    When i had the ranger a back light in the...
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    Back to the old system as before the pandemic at...

    Back to the old system as before the pandemic at present no problems or holdups when leaving or entering Phuket
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    Bogans, rednecks and neo nazis 1000 baht, for...

    Bogans, rednecks and neo nazis 1000 baht, for everyone else its free
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    Not a problem for me, i though there would be...

    Not a problem for me, i though there would be less traffic with the rain but i was wrong
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    Phuket checkpoint

    I have not given the truck a decent run for a long time so decided to take a drive to Kao Lak
    Arrived at the check point at 8.50 am and the waiting vehicles line was about 1klm long
    Took me 20...
  9. investment property wanted by cash buyer prefer south rawai, nai harn areas

    I am looking for a investment property or properties in the south rawai, nai harn areas preferably, prefer vacant land but will also look at established homes and businesses, can be leased back if...
  10. A bush-cutter works better on uneven ground and...

    A bush-cutter works better on uneven ground and you can buy a good one at a reasonable price on Lazada
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    Looks like a rats nest to me,had them appear...

    Looks like a rats nest to me,had them appear overnight in our garden a few years ago after flooding around our house they came from a rubbish bin storage area near our house and also at a home i...
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    Just go to a Aussie accountant and get the real...

    Just go to a Aussie accountant and get the real facts about your problem, you will be taxed at a flat rate of 32.5% on all capital gains and profit from renting the property
    The ATO can find out...
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    Been there and done it have you???

    Been there and done it have you???
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    Foods OK in my opinion compared to other...

    Foods OK in my opinion compared to other businesses in the area but their Thai food is expensive compared to other restaurants in the area
    We only go there for breakfast and have not lady boys...
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    The stoned crab pub is doing well with mainly...

    The stoned crab pub is doing well with mainly male expat customers for breakfast when we go there, basically the same setup as the Aussie bar on Bangla road
    They are short of staff at present same...
  16. bamboo restaurant best value western breakfast in Rawai

    Its located on the same road as Rawai cable TV, about 100 metres south of Cheers bar, just reopened with new owner
    has three sizes of breakfasts starting from about 150 baht to 280 baht
    I ordered...
  17. Always needed a proof of residence from...

    Always needed a proof of residence from immigration in Phuket, its supposed to be free but they charge a lot of people 500B for it
    Still the cost of renewing your DL is a lot cheaper than Western...
  18. Thank you for the replies, it confirms what i...

    Thank you for the replies, it confirms what i believe can bee done, its not like 90 day reporting which has to be done in your home province at present
    I new Thais can go to another province to get...
  19. Has anyone renewed their Thai divers license in a...

    Has anyone renewed their Thai divers license in a different province from the one they live in anywhere in Thailand
  20. It does in most places if you know who to talk to...

    It does in most places if you know who to talk to about it
  21. Same in Phuket mate except last time i had to sit...

    Same in Phuket mate except last time i had to sit and watch the video, that's why a i want to know if i can renew it at the Phangnga office, i have been unofficially told its a lot quicker and easier...
  22. renewing your Thai driving liceense in Phuket

    Has anyone who lives in Phuket used the Phangnga town traffic authority to renew their Thai driving license and is it possible to do it there
    Last time i renewed my license at Phuket town i was...
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    Same person

    Same person
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    Don battles was a really nice person, he put on...

    Don battles was a really nice person, he put on all you can eat buffets for about 300 baht plus drinks
    One of his major problems in my opinion was the balloon chasers, as soon as the buffet started...
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    The stoned crab pub

    Its built on the land where dons cafe was on Sai Yuan rd Rawai
    Very popular with single male expats, has about 10 TV's for watching sports, good range of beers including Lao, also ciders and all...
  26. 6 months with no green algae problem in our pool...

    6 months with no green algae problem in our pool now, i just put 200grams CS in my spa which recirculates the water from the pool if i see any signs of it
    As mentioned before if you put to much...
  27. I do not care if his or someone else's hilux has...

    I do not care if his or someone else's hilux has grease nipples or not you Wally, I never said they had them, people trying to tell me my Hilux does not had grease nipples are the Wally's like you...
  28. You need to get a life and stop being a troll,...

    You need to get a life and stop being a troll, you have a Vigo not a revo they are different in a lot of ways
  29. No problems mate, if your happy with having your...

    No problems mate, if your happy with having your vehicle serviced by Toyota stick with them, they do train their mechanics a lot better than ford does that's for sure
  30. [QUOTE=Fondles;4026974] Care to put your money...

    Care to put your money where your mouth is with a wager sport like a substancial donation to The Phuket Sunshine village foundation for orphaned and abandoned children and the poster who is wrong...
  31. [QUOTE=thaiguzzi;4026882] I do not know if...

    I do not know if older model hi lux Vigo's have grease nipples on there universal joints and splines and do not care but the 2017 on hi-lux Revo PPV 4x4 G model does, and in the owners manual it...
  32. son recently had the 100,000 klm service done on...

    son recently had the 100,000 klm service done on his Toyota hi-ace commuter for a all inclusive cost of 2800 baht
    Toyota dealership quoted him 8,000 baht for the same service
    He used the same...
  33. Nothing is free at dealer workshops mate, Pearl...

    Nothing is free at dealer workshops mate, Pearl Toyota charge me about 3400 baht for a standard service including 1200 baht mechanics fee
    Phuket town Toyota charge me the same price 3400 baht for...
  34. Yes i know mate, when i took the vehicle in for...

    Yes i know mate, when i took the vehicle in for the brake problem, they let me into the workshop to inspect it, after looking at the brakes the mechanic took me under the vehicle and claimed it...
  35. Since i bought the vehicle new i would have done...

    Since i bought the vehicle new i would have done less than 100 klm in 4x4 on farm tracks, no bush bashing or wet river crossings up to now at 27,000 KLm
    If any oil did need changing it would be the...
  36. Fair enough mate . things have changed over the...

    Fair enough mate . things have changed over the years that's for sure, its been a very long time since you could buy a repair kit for the brake master cylinder and fix it yourself, now you can only...
  37. Only oil used when assembling is regular diff oil...

    Only oil used when assembling is regular diff oil or a very small amount of grease, if the correct torque pressure is used when assembling there should not be any bearing or other material, diff...
  38. [QUOTE=thaiguzzi;4025676]Blimey geezer, first...

    [QUOTE=thaiguzzi;4025676]Blimey geezer, first grease NIPPLES on the prop shaft, now rear diff oil changes.
    What's next, g/box oil change?
    My Vigo is on 150k, none of the above has ever been done. I...
  39. Changing the differential oil in a Hilux at 40,000 KLM, does anyone know why??

    I have not done any mechanical work for about 15 years now
    I have never needed to change the diff oil ever on any vehicle if it as not contaminated by water,dirt or broken parts
    Toyota recommend...
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    greasegun no hab

    On the hi lux the tailshaft/ drive shafts are supposed to be greased every service, 4x2 3 grease nipples, 4x4 6 grease nipples
    i usually take my hi-lux to Pearl Toyota and watch what they do...
  41. The problem is the police are under paid and...

    The problem is the police are under paid and poorly equipped to do their job, a few years ago it was under 10,000 baht a month for a new officer and they had to buy some of their own personal work ...
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    They have quite a few on the roads of Phuket,...

    They have quite a few on the roads of Phuket, Used for jet skis road train style up to three in a row, and for transporting new large passenger speed boats and i have also seen a couple of flat top...
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    It seems they do not fit a DPF in Thailand at...

    It seems they do not fit a DPF in Thailand at present so it cannot give you any problems post 12, which makes me very happy
    The closes highway to Phuket that you can drive at 120KPH safety on is 44...
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    With a auto transmission you would have to drive...

    With a auto transmission you would have to drive in sports/manual mode and select a lower gear and use extra fuel which could add to the problem, its a 6 speed transmission and you would have to...
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    Good to know, means its something i do not have...

    Good to know, means its something i do not have to worry about
    Thankyou
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    I asked one of the service advisers when i was...

    I asked one of the service advisers when i was last at Toyota, he did not seem to know, walked away to ask someone else and did not return to inform me
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    You will need to enlighten me, i know blue smoke...

    You will need to enlighten me, i know blue smoke is caused by excessive oil in the cylinder and black smoke is caused by to much diesel fuel
    The only thing that makes white smoke that i know of is...
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    Does not answer my question mate about if Thai...

    Does not answer my question mate about if Thai toyot's having a DPF fitted or not
    South African Toyota's don't so maybe Thai ones don't, Australia has very strict exhaust omission standards for such...
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    Not as far as i know, but i have never driven...

    Not as far as i know, but i have never driven behind it to check mate
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    I have been following the topic on U tube and in...

    I have been following the topic on U tube and in Aust they are now installing a burn switch (what ever that is) to fix the DPF problem
    On the open road the hilux only revs at approx 1500 rpm doing...
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